Report: GAME OF THRONES Actor Cast As JUSTICE LEAGUE's Main Villain

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Game of Thrones actor Ciaran Hinds has been revealed as playing Steppenwolf, the main villain of 2017's Justice League film, according to TheWrap.

The online Hollywood trade reports that Hinds actually already completed filming and voiceover work, with the role of Steppenwolf primarily functioning as a motion capture role.Steppenwolf's look will also reportedly be updated from his brief appearance in a deleted scene of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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In comic books, the character of Steppenwolf is one of the New Gods of Apokolips, and is Darkseid's main general who often appears before his master to conquer worlds in his name.

This is not Hinds's first superhero movie role, having played Mephistopheles in Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.

Justice League is due out in theaters November 17, 2017.

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